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Best trails in Pinckney

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Looking for a great trail near Pinckney, Michigan? AllTrails has 11 great hiking trails, trail running trails, forest trails and more, with hand-curated trail maps and driving directions as well as detailed reviews and photos from hikers, campers, and nature lovers like you. If you're looking for the best trails around Maybury State Park or Seven Lakes State Park, we've got you covered. You'll also find some great local park options, like Pinckney Recreation Area or Bird Hills Nature Area. Ready for some activity? There are 6 moderate trails in Pinckney ranging from 2.4 to 17.4 miles and from 879 to 1,010 feet above sea level. Start checking them out and you'll be out on the trail in no time!
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Map of trails in Pinckney
Top trails (11)
#1 - Potawatomi Trail
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 17.4 mi • Est. 7 h 49 m
Potawatomi Trail is a 17.4 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pinckney, Michigan that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options and is best uShow more
#2 - Crooked Lake Trail
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 4.5 mi • Est. 2 h 1 m
Note: As of March 2020, trail may be CLOSED due to corrosive conditions. Please check with the recreation area page for more information. This loop is part of the Potawatomi Trail. It also circles CShow more
#3 - Chain of Lakes
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 7.8 mi • Est. 3 h 29 m
Chain of Lakes is a 7.8 mile heavily trafficked loop trail located near Pinckney, Michigan that features a lake and is rated as moderate. The trail offers a number of activity options. Dogs are also aShow more
#4 - Pinckney State Recreation Area North Loop
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 6.4 mi • Est. 2 h 52 m
This is a horse trail but good for an easy hike. Well marked and many trails on the interior of this loop could be used to lengthen or shorten the hike. Perhaps 10 parking spaces at the Kelly Rd. entrShow more
#5 - Gosling Lake Trail Loop
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 5.9 mi • Est. 2 h 39 m
Nice trail run by Gosling lake and U of M Research area in the Pinckney Recreational area.Show more
#6 - Hudson Mills Hike and Bike Trail Loop
Hudson Mills Metropolitan Park
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Length: 3 mi • Est. 1 h 15 m
Note: As of July 2020, users report that sections of this trail may be closed.Show more
#7 - Stinchfield Woods Nature Trail
Stinchfield Woods
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Length: 3.1 mi • Est. 1 h 26 m
|Stinchfield Woods offers over 10 miles of trails. Large parts of the Woods are old pine plantation, but there are lots of oak and hickory areas as well, all criss-crossed with many peaceful trails. MShow more
#8 - Peach Mountain Observatory Trail
Stinchfield Woods
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Length: 4.1 mi • Est. 1 h 55 m
Peach Mountain Observatory Trail is a 4.1 mile lightly trafficked out and back trail located near Pinckney, Michigan that offers the chance to see wildlife and is good for all skill levels. The trail Show more
#9 - Losee Lake Longest Loop
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 3.2 mi • Est. 1 h 27 m
Losee Lake Longest Loop is a 3.2 mile moderately trafficked loop trail located near Pinckney, Michigan that features a lake and is good for all skill levels. The trail is primarily used for hiking, waShow more
#10 - Losee Lake Middle Loop Trail
Pinckney Recreation Area
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Length: 2.4 mi • Est. 1 h 5 m
This trail is hilly and very forested. It’s also hiking only (no mountain biking), which some people prefer. You will see the River Gas Pipeline, but otherwise the hike is very serene.Show more
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